Low Gi Peanut Butta Protein Shake Recipe

Low Gi Peanut Butta Protein Shake has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Niacin.

The food contains 13.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 16 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Beverage.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 98, for Low Gi Peanut Butta Protein Shake, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat64%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.77 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate13.3 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.19 mg1.9%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium12.3 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.38 mg2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium19 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus41.2 mg4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium81.3 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium15.7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.19 mg1.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.19 mg9.6%Top 30%High
Selenium1.5 mcg2.2%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate2.65 g0.9%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.83 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Starch0.4 g
Sugars0.8 g
Sucrose0.6 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.1 g6.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.2 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.2 mg
Aspartic Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0.2 mg
Proline0.2 mg
Serine0.2 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.5 g6.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.81 g4%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water89 g
Ash0.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 307 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 23.2 g 35.7%

Saturated Fat 4.2 g 21%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 81.6 mg 3.4%

Total Carbohydrates 13.8 g 4.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 16 g 32%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 6.4% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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